Dollarway School District

Para-Professional (12)

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Posting ID12



Under the direction of assigned supervisor assist the certified teacher in providing instruction to individual or small groups of students, monitor and report student progress.


(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position.)

This job description may include but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Works with small groups of student to reinforce material initially introduced by the teacher.
  • Prepares for classroom activities under the supervision of a certified teacher.
  • Assists individual children in need of special attention by providing proper examples, emotional support, a friendly attitude and general guidance.
  • Performs clerical duties as requested by the teacher or principal. 
  • Guides independent, enrichment and remedial work prescribed by the teacher.
  • Sets up and operate audiovisual equipment.
  • Assists teacher with non-instructional classroom duties and routines.
  • Checks notebooks, corrects papers, and supervises testing, groups, make-up work as requested by teacher.
  • Monitor and report behavior of students according to approved procedures, report progress regarding students’ performance and behavior.
  • Assists in drill work, reading and storytelling.
  • Assists small groups of students in the media center or other settings.
  • Assists in monitoring playground and lunchroom activities as assigned.
  • Assure the health and safety of students by following the health and safety practices and regulations as outlined in the school program under which employed.
  • Performs related duties as requested by the teacher or principal.


The paraprofessional aide shall hold one of the following:

  1. Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree in Early Childhood Development.
  2. Valid credentials as required by the Arkansas Department of Education.
  3. Acceptable score on ParaPro Assessment as defined by the ADE.
  4. Child Development Associate credential.
  5. Such alternatives as the Board shall find appropriate and acceptable.
Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePlease see our salary schedule located on our website at
LocationJames Matthews Elementary School

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/20/2020

Job Contact

NameLeondra WilliamsTitlePrincipal